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Readings in Russian Civilization Imperial Russia, 1700-1917

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ISBN-10: 0226718557

ISBN-13: 9780226718552

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Thomas Riha

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"This new and enlarged version of Readings in Russian Civilization is the result of fairly extensive revisions. There are now 72 instead of 64 items; 20 of the selections are new. The first volume has undergone the least change with 3 new items, of which 2 appear in English for the first time. In the second volume there are 6 new items; all of them appear in English for the first time. The third volume has undergone the greatest revision, with 11 new items, of which 6 are newly translated from the Russian. It is the editor's hope that items left out in the new edition will not be sorely missed, and that the new selections will turn out to be useful and illuminating. The aim, throughout, has…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 8/15/1969
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgments 18. Russia Under Peter the Great by John Perry 19. Lomonosov by Boris Menshutkin 20. Catherine the Great's "Instructions" 21. The Legislative Commission of 1767 by Sergei Solov'ev 22. A Journey From St. Petersburg to Moscow by Alexander Radishchev 23. Memoir on Ancient and Modern Russia by Nicholas Karamzin 24. The Decembrists 25. Apology of a Madman by Peter Chaadaev 26. Letter to Gogol by Vissarion Belinsky 27. Young Moscow by Alexander Herzen 28. What Is Oblomovism? by Nikolai Dobrolyubov 29. Going to the People by Katerina Breshkovskaia 30. From a Village Diary by Gleb Uspenskii 31. Killing an…